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Symptoms of Bacterial diseases

Symptoms of Bacterial diseases: Introduction

Symptoms of bacterial diseases vary depending on the type of bacterial infection and the area of the body that is infected. The symptoms of bacterial diseases can also resemble symptoms of other diseases, such as colitis, influenza and other viral infections. The classic symptom of a bacterial infection is fever, although not all people with a bacterial infection will have a fever. Symptoms may affect almost any area of the body or body system and include chills, headache, stiff neck, irritability, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, rash, abdominal pain, sore throat, ear pain, cough, weight loss, fatigue, body aches, lesions, bloody urine, abscesses, muscle spasms, chest pain and joint pain.

In infants, signs of bacterial diseases can include excessive crying, excessive sleepiness, difficulty with feeding, and a bulging of the soft spot on the top of the head.

Bacterial diseases can lead to serious, even life-threatening complications, such as sepsis, kidney failure, toxic shock syndrome, and death. Permanent neurological damage, such as blindness, hearing loss, brain damage, and paralysis can also occur. Symptoms of complications may include confusion, lethargy, delirium, seizures, low blood pressure, shock, loss of consciousness, and coma....more about Bacterial diseases »

Symptoms of Bacterial diseases

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Bacterial diseases includes the 6 symptoms listed below:

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Bacterial diseases?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Bacterial diseases includes:

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Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Bacterial diseases. This signs and symptoms information for Bacterial diseases has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Bacterial diseases signs or Bacterial diseases symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Bacterial diseases may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Bacterial diseases symptoms.


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